The Sea-Wolf - Study Guide Chapter 34 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 34 Summary

Hump and Brewster consider their options and decide that repairing Ghost is the most palatable. Hump considers the wrecked spars and cordage that trail about the ship and devises a plan to step the masts and re-rig the ship. Hump and Brewster board the craft and begin to carefully clear and salvage the wreckage. Larsen comes on deck and forbids them to repair the ship, but Hump notes incorrectly that Larsen is not in a position to deny them anything. Larsen claims his intent is to remain and die on Ghost. Throughout the night, Hump and Brewster take turns standing watch to ensure Larsen does not come ashore and molest them.

Chapter 34 Analysis

Once Hump considers Larsen largely impotent, he immediately begins to set about claiming Ghost as his own salvation. He will repair the ship and then steer it single-handed onward to civilization. Hump's refusal to...

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